Today I'm sharing one question (and answer) that speaks to people who struggle with chronic stress and anxiety - fear of failure. How do I handle the stress of failure? "I'm suffering with stress and the thought of failure is killing me. I'm not doing well at my job at all. My path isn't going the … Continue reading Q/A How do I handle the stress of failure?
If you want to know how your consciousness changes, watch a flower open. A few years ago my mom and I stood talking around a completely closed up wild evening primrose. It was early evening, nearing twilight, and we were sharing secrets we knew about wildflowers. I adoringly leaned over, pointing to the primrose, and … Continue reading How Consciousness Evolves
Anxiety is often a stress response. When faced with a serious threat (real or imagined), your autonomic nervous system gets activated, and instantaneously you have to decide whether you’re going to fight, flight, or freeze. For those who have experienced trauma, the freeze response can become ingrained and stored in your subconscious, thus leading to … Continue reading Anxiety, Stress & Trauma
Today's Memorial Day, and as I'm thinking about the veterans who stood, fought, risked, and sacrificed their lives for us, I'm reminded of the warriors I know. Each and every single one of them always encouraged people to be their own hero. I wonder how they felt, and what they thought, with such a huge responsibility resting … Continue reading Honoring Our Warriors
You're a hero. Does it feel strange hearing that? Or do you feel at home in those words? I remember when I was first introduced to the concept while studying the Hero's Journey. At the time, I felt like a visitor in a strange land. I couldn't own the feeling of being a hero. A … Continue reading A Hero’s Journey
Ever notice how everyone seems to have an opinion or idea about what you're doing or what they think you should do - especially when you're experiencing a challenge? That's a lot of pressure. Even when your friend, mom, therapist, coach, or doctor has the best intentions in mind. Problem is, as they say, "you … Continue reading Self-Alignment Matters For Stress Management
A lot of people are experiencing more stress, anxiety, and uncertainty - even as the Covid-19 restrictions are easing up. If you're an Empath (person with a highly sensitive nervous system), you've probably noticed the collective emotional swing that has been shifting every few days. You might even be taking prescription medication to help with … Continue reading Soothe Stress With My Free Hypnosis Recording
A short video on how hypnotherapy can help you change stubborn habits more quickly, easily, and successfully - with permanent results.
As 2019 is coming to a close, many of us are turning our attention toward the new year and what we hope to experience or accomplish in the next 12 months. We reflect on the success and the challenges of the previous year, and begin to hope and dream about the future. And with the transition of the winter solstice, this is a natural time to be more quiet, look within, and reflect on changes we want to make in the coming year.
"I was a smoker of almost 30 years. I started very young and it was ingrained in my behavior. I honestly never thought I would be able to call myself a non-smoker. I'm very happy to say that as of Feb 11th, 2019, I am a non-smoker. I couldn't have done it without Krystal's help. … Continue reading Smoking Cessation Testimonial